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Oct 14, 2014, 10:00 ET To tackle the skills gap, focus on young people

OTTAWA, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - In a report published today, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce argues that closing the skills gap cannot be done...


Aug 05, 2014, 15:55 ET Final text brings CETA closer to fruition

OTTAWA, Aug. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Chamber of Commerce welcomes news that Canada and the European Union have now completed the final text...


Feb 11, 2014, 16:10 ET Budget initiatives on infrastructure, skills and remote communities will boost Canada's competitiveness

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Today's budget presents the continuity of a plan for economic growth that builds on Canada's economic and fiscal...


Feb 06, 2014, 10:20 ET Canadian Chamber Unveils Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for 2014

OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce unveiled its Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for 2014. The Canadian...


Dec 18, 2013, 10:00 ET The success of Canadian business depends on modern and efficient infrastructure

OTTAWA, Dec. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - One of the most critical challenges facing Canada is invisible.  It's the steady deterioration of the public...


Dec 17, 2013, 09:00 ET Investing in Aboriginal peoples and communities can pay big dividends for Canadian business

OTTAWA, Dec. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - In a report issued today the Canadian Chamber of Commerce sheds light on a number of very successful initiatives...


Dec 12, 2013, 10:00 ET 2014 Economic Outlook: Business leaders continue in wait-and-see mode

OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - In its 2014-2015 Economic Outlook, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce observes that although Canada continues to...


Dec 05, 2013, 12:21 ET Business calls on provinces to extend to each other the same benefits provided to trading partners: Why are we more open with our trading partners than amongst ourselves?

OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - In advance of the annual meeting of the Committee on Internal Trade (CIT), a group of seven Canadian businesses and...


Oct 01, 2013, 10:00 ET Richard Payette elected Chair of the Board of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

KELOWNA, BC, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Richard Payette, National Firm Development Partner, BDO Canada LLP, Montreal, Quebec, was elected volunteer...


Sep 17, 2013, 10:00 ET What $50 million a day means to Canada

OTTAWA, Sept. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada is failing to access world markets for its energy products. In a report released today, the Canadian...


Jul 10, 2013, 10:24 ET Trans-Pacific Partnership: A unique opportunity to build on the world's strongest trade partnership

OTTAWA, July 10, 2013 /CNW/ - As Canada, the United States and 10 other countries near the conclusion of negotiations for the Trans-Pacific...


Apr 23, 2013, 13:16 ET Media Advisory - 2013 Canada-Japan Trade Symposium

OTTAWA, April 23, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce In Japan and Keidanren, is...


Apr 10, 2013, 10:00 ET Syncrude President and CEO to chair the Canadian Chamber's new Human Resources Policy Committee

OTTAWA, April 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce that Scott Sullivan,...


Mar 21, 2013, 17:16 ET Ottawa moves to confront skills challenge

OTTAWA, March 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The measures announced in today's budget are a significant step forward in the federal government's attack on...


Feb 20, 2013, 10:00 ET Canadian Chamber offers roadmap to close small business skills gap

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, as part of its ongoing skills initiative, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce unveiled the findings of its...


Feb 12, 2013, 11:00 ET Canadian Chamber Unveils Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for 2013

OTTAWA, Feb. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce unveiled its Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for 2013. The Canadian...


Jan 30, 2013, 09:30 ET Not set in stone: The fight to preserve our competitive edge in mining

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - While Canada has successfully transformed its resource advantage in metals and minerals into a competitive edge...


Dec 11, 2012, 10:00 ET We are selling our territories- and Canada -short: A business case for developing the economic potential of Canada's territories

OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - In a report issued today, Developing the economic potential of Canada's territories, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce...


Nov 29, 2012, 14:33 ET The Canadian Chamber of Commerce to represent Canada at B20

OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - The largest national business organizations from the G20 countries recently launched the B20 Coalition in order to...


Nov 07, 2012, 11:10 ET Defeat of Proposal 6: "Last night, the people of Michigan "switched on the lights" for North America's most important infrastructure project," says Perrin Beatty

OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Last night, the people of Michigan "switched on the lights" for a giant infrastructure project which will...


Sep 24, 2012, 13:00 ET Pat Horgan elected Chair of the Board of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

HAMILTON, ON, Sept. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Pat Horgan, Vice President, Manufacturing, Development & Operations, IBM Canada, was elected volunteer...


Sep 24, 2012, 10:00 ET Canada's skills crisis: from consultation to action

HAMILTON, ON, Sept. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - 2012 has been the tipping point for Canadian business confronting skills and labour shortages. A crisis...


Sep 19, 2012, 12:00 ET The Canadian Chamber of Commerce joins the Dragons' Den day celebrations across Canada

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is pleased to join the cast of CBC Television's Dragons' Den to present them...


Jun 15, 2012, 12:24 ET New Crossing "A Win for Citizens and Businesses on Both Sides of the Border" says Perrin Beatty

OTTAWA, June 15, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Chamber of Commerce welcomes today's a agreement to build a New International Trade Crossing between...


Jun 07, 2012, 10:43 ET Counterfeiting in the Canadian market: How do we stop it?

OTTAWA, June 7, 2012 /CNW/ - In a report released today, Counterfeiting in the Canadian market: How do we stop it ?, the Canadian Intellectual...